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New officers installed Minister’s Wives,Widows organization

Newly Installed Officers – Grand Bahama Association of Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows’ President Pastor Margarita Munroe of Word of Life Ministries International and International President Dr. Beverley Williams Glover, center poses with Newly installed Officers of the organization which includes; 1st Vice President Pastor Shandlene Grant Universal Household of Faith and Community Holiness Church; 2nd Vice President Min. Stephanie Burrows, Central Zion Baptist Church; 3rd Vice President Min. Rochelle Lockhart, Calvary Temple Assemblies of God Church; Corresponding Secretary Rev. Diana Butler, St. John’s Native Baptist Church; Assistant Corresponding Secretary Lady Hartlyn Forbes, Harvest Temple Baptist Church; Recording Secretary Min. Eunice Pinder, Mt. Sinai Revival Temple; Assistant Recording Secretary Sis. Kathy Missick, Bethel Baptist Church; Treasurer Deaconess Jacqueline Robinson, Caravel Zion Baptist Church; Assistant Treasurer Sis. Juanita Pinder, Shiloh Baptist Church; Financial Secretary; Sis. Stacey Beckles, Life Community Church; Chaplin Min. Eleanor Williams, Church of Christ Apostolic Ministry and Assistant Chaplin Deaconess Maria Wallace of the New Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. (Photos by Prestigious Marketing Enterprises)

The Grand Bahama Association of Minister’s Wives and Minister’s Widows recently conducted its installation ceremony for new officers at St. John’s Native Baptist Church. Thirteen women of the Christian faith, supported by their family members, church and friends were installed as officers of the organization, which was recently revived and is a part of the…
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Junior Achievement Grand Bahama conducts successful training seminar

Officers within the Junior Achievement Program were eager to begin their training sessions at the JA Grand Bahama headquarters on Saturday November 11.

This past Saturday, Junior Achievement (JA) Grand Bahama, held its officers’ training one-day seminar where students who had been successfully nominated to top positions within respective companies, were afforded ideas for effectively operating businesses. The Junior Achievement Program is a youth development organization geared toward promoting youth innovation, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, college preparedness and work…
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Bartlett Hill Primary hosts successful “Career Day”

Future Morticians and Funeral Directors – U. Bertram Pinder, Russell’s & Pinder’s Funeral Home Director seen here explains his job to students of Bartlett Hill Primary School during the annual Career Day & Exhibition. Pinder told the students that they must study and work hard as well as care and respect both the living and those who have passed on in order to effectively operate a funeral home and become Grand Bahama’s next mortician and funeral parlor director.

Bartlett Hill Primary School (BHPS) recently held its Annual Career Day & Exhibition introducing students to various career and entrepreneurial opportunities that are available in Grand Bahama. BHPS Guidance Counselor Sharmine Russell expressed excitement in being able to coordinate the expo, which had been on a hiatus due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew…
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DPM Turnquest not conclusive on IMF job reduction suggestion

Deputy PM Peter Turnquest

In a recent communication released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agency, the recommendation was made in their Executive Board synopsis following the conclusion of their 2017 Article IV consultation with The Bahamas, to reduce the wage bill in an effort to support economic relief for the country. The press release from the IMF read…
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